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Task Description
The young learners are going to improve their listening skills and practise Present and Past Tenses.
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Scene summary
Find out how Edison and his team used trial and error to invent the light bulb—a revolutionary light source!
Video length
3 minutes 13 seconds
Video genre
Documentaries
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
Other pedagogical goals
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Pre-intermediate (A2)
Student type
This resource is intended for:Elementary schoolers
elementary-school
Elementary schoolers
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Upload date
25/08/2022
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Unmix the sentence.
It
used
to
be
that
if
you
wanted
light,
you
needed
fire.
2. Fill the gap.
But there are drawbacksflickeringa room.
3. Correct the wrong word.
Small flames aren't very powerful.
4. Fill the gap.
Andaren'tsafe.
5. Unmix the sentence.
By
the
1800s
the
race
was
on
to
create
a
better
safer
type
of
lightning.
6. Find the extra word.
Using mighty electricity.
7. Fill the gap.
Butbulbs didn'twork out.
8. Correct the wrong word.
Some were too pricey.
9. Unmix the sentence.
Some
didn't
last
long
before
breaking.
10. Fill the gap.
Andweren'tbright.
11. Fill the gap.
Enter hotshotThomas Edison.
12. Fill the gap.
In 1878 he starteda new andlight bulb.
13. Fill the gap.
With thehisresearch team.
14. Unmix the sentence.
The
basic
idea
was
to
pass
electricity
through
a
thin
piece
of
material
called
a
filament.
15. Correct the wrong word.
Causing it to sparkle.
16. Fill the gap.
Thewasa material.
17. Unmix the sentence.
That
would
glow
brightly
without
melting
or
burning
up.
18. Fill the gap.
First, Edison and his teamthe filamentsthe metal platinum.
19. Correct the wrong word.
But this idea broke.
20. Fill the gap.
Platinumbut it wasexpensive.
21. Unmix the sentence.
Nobody
would
be
able
to
afford
the
bulbs.
22. Correct the wrong word.
So Edison altered the design.
23. Unmix the sentence.
And
tried
making
filaments
out
of
specially
treated
plant
materials.
24. Correct the wrong word.
Which were more cheaper.
25. Correct the wrong word.
His team tried everything.
26. Fill the gap.
cottoncork.
27. Choose the correct options.
To coconut .....
shells
hairs
fiber
28. Unmix the sentence.
Some
didn't
give
off
enough
light.
29. Unmix the sentence.
Others
burnt
down
too
quickly.
30. Fill the gap.
ButfailureEdison something new.
31. Fill the gap.
Taking him asuccess.
32. Fill the gap.
Eventually,investigations.
33. Unmix the sentence.
Edison
found
the
perfect
material
for
his
filament-
bamboo.
34. Fill the gap.
This fast-growingandfind.
35. Unmix the sentence.
And
its
long
strong
fibers
would
glow
brightly
for
a
long
time
without
burning
out.
36. Correct the wrong word.
Finally, after years of difficult work.
37. Correct the wrong word.
Edison's light bulb was real.
38. Unmix the sentence.
And
the
rest
is
history.
39. Fill the gap.
Today wea roomthe flick of a switch.
40. Unmix the sentence.
And
although
electric
light
technology
has
changed
a
lot
since
Edison's
day.
41. Fill the gap.
It wastotrying.
42. Choose the correct options.
Even after many ....
faults
failures
fakes
43. Correct the wrong word.
That first proved it possible.
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